How to get rid of Blisters

If your blisters have been a problem for you in the past, chances are they will return in the future. This is because herpes simplex 1, the virus that causes cold sores, lies in your cells, dormant. After certain triggers, the virus can re-activate, causing an outbreak of cold sores. There are several ways to […]

Winter Meals

The perfect meal to accompany watching LOST or Survivor, or just to kick those winter blues! Hawaii Fish:4 Whiting fillets (you can also use ma-hi ma-hi, but I’m a very frugal chef. You won’t taste the fish anyway)1 8-oz package dried shredded coconut1 16-oz can mixed tropical fruit in juice2 tbsp peanut oil Preheat oven […]

Vegetarian Rice Salad

This dish is great for vegetarians and meat-eating people alike. It has a soft texture that would go well with chicken. Ingredients: 1 cup of brown or regular rice (It’s a lot healthier to use brown rice, but it still tastes good.) 8-10 whole fresh mushrooms 1/2 cup brocolli 1/2 cup cauliflower 1 large white […]

The Difference between White and Brown Sugar

The difference between white and brown sugar… *White sugar: White or granulated sugar is pure sucrose and it is comes from tropical sugar cane and temperate sugar beets. Sugars used in homes are the refined white sugar. This sugar comes in the forms of free flowing, cubes, granulated, tablet forms, and other different textures. Castor […]

Rosemary and Lemon Chicken

Lemon and Rosemary Chicken Legs Give the humble chicken leg a lift with this aromatic recipe. Rosemary and lemon impart a great flavour and aroma to an often overlooked and underrated part of the chicken. This recipe recommends oven baking. However, this makes a great barbecue dish. Simply allow the meat to marinate in the […]

Sauce Spread Dips

Kansas City style dry rub. This rub is designed for Kansas City style cooking. Slowly for hours over indirect heat from a wood fire. Rub it into the meat right after you have trimmed it. Wrap in plastic wrap or a dish towel and let the meat sit for at least two hours, overnight is […]

Roasted Potato Salad

Roasted Potato Salad… this is by far the BEST potato salad I’ve ever eaten. In fact in my opinion, it’s so good that I could eat this alone for my supper and be perfectly content. Here’s the recipe: 2 lbs baby or small red potatoes, halved or quartered- depending on size olive oil salt and […]

Lots of Choices and Great Prices

When you stay at the Holiday Inn at the Toison D’Or in Dijon you are a little out of the way from  downtown Dijon. Since we had such a hard time finding our way to this hotel to begin with, when it came time to eat we were reluctant to go out driving in the […]

Rolled Fondant

Rolled fondant is a type of frosting that has a dough-like consistency, making it an excellent medium to create beautiful, edible decorations for cakes,cupcakes and petit fours. It’s origins hearken back to Old Europe and a time when fruit cakes were very popular. Rolled fondant frosting was used to seal in moisture, thus sealing in […]

How you Juice a Pomegranate

Pomegranate juice can get quite expensive. If you have access to the whole fruit, you might want to try making your own pomegranate juice. This is one of the healthiest fruits that you can find, and it is quickly becoming popular almost just as much as it is being exoticized. The following article will outline […]